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8 Jun 2008: IRL: Dixon extends championship lead with win

For the second outing in a row, a late Marco Andretti crash meant that the race finished under caution and Scott Dixon was denied a duel to the finish line with a Team Penske driver.

7 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton stands firm as track crumbles

Lewis Hamilton made short work of a treacherous, crumbling track to seize a dominant pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

7 Jun 2008: F1: strong rumours of split from FIA and manufacturer pullout

Rumours of seismic splits within motorsport have gathered pace today. They include the possibility of a manufacturers’ pull-out and a breakaway F1 series – provisionally entitled ‘GP1’, a trademark owned by none other than Bernie Ecclestone.

7 Jun 2008: IRL: Dixon takes pole in Texas

Qualifying at the Texas Motor Speedway mirrored the big picture of the season so far: Scott Dixon came out on top, and only Helio Castroneves was close to challenging him.

7 Jun 2008: F3: The Mirror bigs up Oliver Turvey

“Is Oliver Turvey the next Lewis Hamilton,” asks The Mirror, in a bid to promote its newly-announced sponsorship of F3. And also possibly to compensate for the fact that rival The Sun has recently been making such a fuss about Mike Conway.

7 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton sets fastest lap in Canada practice

Lewis Hamilton put down a marker for Canada qualifying by topping the timesheets overall in Friday practice at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

7 Jun 2008: Bring Williams F1 engineering to your back garden…

There are marketing tie-ins that really boost your brand image, and then there are the others…

6 Jun 2008: IRL: Wheldon expects to qualify despite big crash (photos)

Dan Wheldon has been cleared as fit to run in qualifying for the Bombardier Learjet 550k despite a high-speed crash that left him briefly pinned in his overturned car.

6 Jun 2008: F1: Lewis on dad’s Porsche crash: “I just laughed”

Here’s more evidence of why you should never, never expect any sympathy whatsoever from your kids.

6 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton looks forward to quick and dirty ride in Canada

Lewis Hamilton says he thinks McLaren will have a job to beat Ferrari on straight-line speed in Montreal – but says his MP4-23 will have an advantage over the kerbs, and that could be enough to win the race.

 
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